Syria Crisis

CARE is on the ground assisting many of the 2 million refugees who have fled Syria, where armed conflict has affected more than 8.8 million people, half of whom are children. There’s no end to the conflict in sight. 

8/15/18

Syria tops the list of deadliest places for aid workers for the second consecutive year

GENEVA (August 15, 2018) -  Syria tops the list of deadliest places to be an aid worker for the second year in a row, an analysis by the poverty-fighting organization CARE has found.

7/24/18

Festival brings together Syrian and Turkish youth

More than 1,000 children and parents from Syria and Turkey came together recently for the first Kilis Children’s Festival, organized by CARE and the Kilis municipality at the Southern Turkish town’s football stadium. 

7/16/18

NPR: Putin Invites Trump to Help End Syrian War as Russia Bombs Civilian Targets

NPR quoted Wouter Schaap, CARE’s country director in Syria, in a story about the Syrian crisis. “Civilians are paying the price of another military offensive,” he said.

7/8/18

The Associated Press: Thousands who fled recent fighting in Syria return home

The Associated Press quoted CARE in a story about the Syrian crisis and the displacement of southern Syrians.

7/5/18

Southern Syria: Humanitarian Situation Dire as 100,000s Leave their Homes

AMMAN, July 5, 2018 – Intense fighting in southern Syria has displaced some 330,000 people and has led to dozens of deaths, including among women and children, since 17 June. This is the largest displacement in the south since the conflict began more than seven years ago.

6/27/18

CARE Warns Against Another Humanitarian Catastrophe in Southern Syria as Fighting Intensifies

AMMAN (June 27, 2018) — The recent military offensive in Southern Syria has pushed tens of thousands of civilians from Eastern Daraa to areas near the closed

6/24/18

The Hill: In Syria, Trump travel ban case is being watched closely

The Hill quoted Michelle Nunn, president and CEO of CARE, in a story about the Trump Administration’s travel b

6/20/18

PBS Newshour: ‘It’s been such a long time since I’ve ever seen a flower’: Life in a Syrian refugee camp

PBS Newshour featured CARE’s work at Azraq camp in Jordan, which accommodates over 50,000 Syrian refugees that seek asylum and employment.

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